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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
are traveling knot of baltimore city or west. definitely watchout for that. if you are using the jfx in to the city, no delays southbound, from the beltway, all the way downtown to east fayette street. that stretch will take you 11 minutes. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mc henry, 695 and looking outside, here on the west side, liberty road, no problems down towards 95 or up to 83. here is what the beltway looks like, not too many cars yet at bel air, no problems up to 83. that's a look at your time saver traffic. >>> top stories on this tuesday morning, today marks the 10 year anniversary since the beginning of the sniper attacks that terrorized the washington region. october 2nd, john mohammad and his accomplice embarked on the killing spree. they killed 10 people while wounding three others. people in virginia, dc and maryland, were terrified to spend time outside. in a rare and chilling interview with the washington post, 27 years old, mallvo is speaking about the horrific days and apologizing to the > if you look up the definiti
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Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
, northern baltimore county, the city and also as we head south in anne arundel county. so this is what we can expect through 8:00 and even once 8:00 passes we'll still have that fog out there, it just won't be dense in nature. since we do have that dense fog advisory, we see reduced visibility about quarter mile or less in a lot of spots this morning, so you really need to take it easy. across the eastern shore we have about seven miles of reduced visibility there and this will continue until that sun rises for today and we'll still have some areas of patchy fog across the area. this is what we're working with this morning, we do have showers across cecil county and kent coun. if you are in those areas, make sure you do take the rain gear as you head out and about. temperature in jefferson right now is 62 degrees. it's a mild start. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. the fog is certainly having an impact on your commute. there's reduced visibility across the region. it's really bad out there, so
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Oct 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
difference in the restaurants you use? the city of baltimore and council are trying to find out. they took public comment on a bill requiring restaurants to post grades from their inspections. some rest rant owners don't like the idea. -- restaurant owners don't like the idea. but brandon scott have heard from residents and all by one -- but one supports the plan. >> they feel it's something the city should have done a long time ago and a bunch said we don't do that and are embarrassed that baltimore is one of the only major cities you can't see inspection results for restaurants or can't walk into a restaurant and see the grade orating. >> councilman scott's bill would require the health department to post inspections online. >>> maryland state police are replacing the aging medivac fleet and they say it's important to do because today they will unveil a new helicopterch the governor and other state officials are scheduled to attend the event which is taking place at marten state airport. >>> if you have a flight booked. today on american airlines, you may want to phone ahead or get
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Oct 4, 2012 6:30am EDT
see traffic just starting to jam and pick up. in baltimore city we have a crash on keith avenue at new vail street as well as fire on fleet street affecting traffic between broadway and register street. a live look now at the northwest side of 695 and old court road that outer loop extremely slow. that will continue as you make the drive down to route 40. fortunately therefore no problems -- there are no problems on the beltway from parkville to towson. the jeff going to be nice and clear. just that typical 11 minute ride right now to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> 6:33 right now. and here's some news you probably don't want to hear. you may soon be paying more to keep your lights on. the glove nor is proposing a dollar or two added to your monthly electric bill. you may remember back in july, tens of thousands of people they were without power for days, so governor o'malley he put together a task force and this is to come up with ways to deal with the utility companies to better serve their customer. >> most o
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
pulled. you know, back in july, the city council here in l.a. voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. we have 1,000 of them. they were supposed to close, until tens of thousands of signatures were collect and the stores are going to remain open. it turns out, circulating a petition is the only thing pot smokers aren't too lazy to do. and they did it. and the city council responded, and they voted 11-2 to overturn the ban. this is really -- it's great news for the thousands of people who suffer from fake back pain, fake neck pain, fake sleep disorders. also great news for the makers of chex party mix. meanwhile, in colorado, veterinarians there are saying they've seen an increase in the number of docks being brought in for treatment because they're high. the number of dogs being treated for pot consumption has quadrupled since medical marijuana was legalized in colorado 12 years ago. they say there's been a huge increase in the number of dogs streaming the movie "harold and kumar" on netflix. this is how you can tell if your dog is stoned. do they lounge around all day? will they eat
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
cities. 50s for much of the midwest and central plains. and 80s from new orleans to new york. 60s from salt lake city to seattle. >>> and when we come back this morning, with all the talk about jobs, we get some all-important numbers later today. >>> then, more coffee, more jobs. starbucks announcing ambitious, new plans. >>> and lights, camera, will you marry me? what might be one of the most intricate wedding proposals ever. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, from wall street to the campaign trail, the big focus is today's release of the september employment report, the next-to-last one before the election. and it is likely to show more jobs created last month than in august. but not by much. and ahead of the numbers we get another snapshot on jobs. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly for the week. up to 377,000. >>> if you thought mortgage rates couldn't go any lower, think again. rates have tumbled to all-time lows for the second-straight week, falling as the federal reserve buys bonds to help boost the market. rates on 15-year loans
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Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting u
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
historic ybor city. many of the old buildings are here as well as the practice of lefthand rolling si -- hand rolling cigars. >> i think them keeping up with it is bet are -- better. they are both from cuba. >> they don't have added stuff, just 100% natural. >> reporter: denny of firchtionberg -- finksburg agrees. >> it will always rejuvenate but to watch them roll their own, it's a nice touch. >> reporter: he and his friend traveled to orioles. with time to kill during the day -- >> e -- ybor city. >> the young kids are exceptional. it's fun to watch. >> reporter: okay. i've got three ybor city cigars with our names on it -- me, jamie and kelly. tomorrow night at camden yards. the orioles can pull those off. let's say the three of us celebrate. what do you think? >> you got it. a victory cigar. >> reporter: back at 5:30 some of the players. >> not only is the theme in limbo, so are we. we have more on how people spent the day working on plan c, d and e. >> reporter: it's like trying to figure out who your third cousin's nieces are on your wife's side. two games may or may not diseed.
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 5th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. you might find them going door to door in a neighborhood near ewe. young men in shirts and ties, hoping to convert people to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the fastest growing religions in the world. this work is part of a demanding two-year right of passage, a journey once taken by mitt romney. abc's bob woodruff brings us this look inside. [ knocking ] >> hi, how are you doing today? >> we're missionaries from the church -- >> reporter: the two-year mission is a right of passage for most young mormon men. >> have you ever seen missionaries in this neighborhood before? >> reporter: there are 55,000 missionaries, serving around the world. and the church allowed our team rare access into their world for two days. of door knocking, teaching -- >> called the vision of the tree of life. >> reporter: and community service. >> i am a mormon. >> i'm a mormon. >> reporter: mormons have never been so visible. while mitt romney's presidential candidacy may
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
county, the city and also anne arundel county. this will expire at 8:00. even once it expires, we'll still be dealing with some patchy fog out there. we can see the visibility now, it is definitely reduced. the last time i showed you this across the eastern shore, we were at seven miles. that has gone downhill. and as we check out what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar right now, we are nice and dry. get out there and do what you have to do, but take it easy on the roadways. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. talk about all you have. >>reporter: yes, lynette. well, that heavy fog really causing a mess out there on the roads. you will want to expect reduced visibility across the region. we do have some trouble in anne arundel county. there's a crash right now at the bay bridge. it's right on the eastbound lanes of route 50. and more problems on route 100. there's another accident right along the eastbound lanes at katherine avenue, so do watch out for that. average speed clocking in at just 39 miles per hour. in
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
to get into the city there are no delays right now from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. everything will remain up to speed traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. as well as the harbor tunnel. and as we check in and take a live look outside here on the west side of the beltway. no problems to report from liberty road all the way down to route 40 and here's how it's shaping up in parkville at harford road. no problems on the inner loop down to 95 and the outer loop nice and clear up to towson. uuu. >>> we begin this morning with breaking news from overnight. in east baltimore police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own. it happened around 12:30 near the 1500 block of east land bell street. that's near oliver neighborhood a few blocks east of the green mount cemetery. on the twitter feed the baltimore police say the person that was shot was taken to the hospital and the officer wasn't injured. once we have details we'll bring them to you here on "good morning maryland." >>> that police shooting comes less than 48 hours after an autopsy
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
if you go downtown or the county or anywhere this. really has pulled the city together. a lot has changed but the orioles will be the team. they're still the team. they're going to always be a team. baltimore will always have the orioles here. >> reporter: tim rutherford. >> great story. mr. johnson, this is for you. if you got any pictures, we got you covered with all things orioles. head to abc2news.com/orioles. you can also shear your stan photo -- share your fan photos with us and check out the omazing pictures. >>> from double blizzards to hurricane irene to the most recent storms, massive power failures have left maryland crippled. now the governor is suggesting a rate increase. >> reporter: am july tens of thousands were in the dark, some for a full week after a duratio. because of that the governor assemble add task force to look in the way electric companies can service customers better. one recommendation is to charge you more a dollar or two in a surcharge to go toward power lines. >> strengthening it so it can within stand the increasingly frequent and violent events.
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Oct 2, 2012 6:30am EDT
crews busy for three hours. the fire and fumes forced a number of evacuations and shutdown city streets. no one was hurt in the fire. >>> it's been ten years since the deadly shooting spree that terrorized the dc area, convicted sniper mallvo is speaking out from prison, he says he is sorry for what happened. he says he was under the control of his oler partner in the killings. the spree left ten people dead over the course of a 3-week period. >>> he nearly died when a gunman opened fire this summer. barton was among 50 people hurt during the batman movie. he is the focus of a ad aimed at both candidates pushing meme them to come up with a plan to reduce gun violence. >> we are disappointed that governor romney and president obama haven't addressed gun violence in a concrete specific way. basically demanding a plan from pote of them in -- both of them in the demand of a presidential debate in denver. >> it a coalition of more than 700 mayors including baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake and josh cowen. >>> with five weeks to go until the presidential election, both are
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Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
city over to seattle. >>> by the way, kenneth krausse, put your picture up on facebook, twitter, and see what you look like, have america -- >> did you see the picture? >> this from the guy that didn't recognize that i had specs until about -- three hours into the show the other day. >> sorry. if it's late. >>> all right, ready. this is our favorite story of the day, man. that's right. one of the rare accomplishments in baseball th reason we picked this as our favorite of the day. >> congratulations to miguel cab ra of the detroit tigers, baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, since 1967. >> led the american league in the three major offensive categories, batting average. home runs and rbis. cabrera, the 15th player ever to within the triple crown. >> that means the rest of the tigers can get ready to face the as in the first round. joins ted williams, lou gehrig, mickey mantle, hasn't happened since 1967, not in our generation. pretty big deal. >> some of the names. long list, mickey mantle. pretty impressive there. >> last guy, boston's carl yastremski. yas. 67. >> in a
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
showers in northern minnesota. >> 47 in the twin cities. 50s in the midwest, central plains. 77 in dallas. 80s from new or lanes to new york. and 60s from seattle to salt lake city. >>> well, bee keepers in the region of france have a bizarre phenomenon on their hand. >> they say their bees are producing honey, get this, in shades of blue and green. they can't sell any of the rainbow colored sweet stuff. a preliminary investigation links the problem to residue coming from a nearby m & ms plant. can you believe it? m & ms. blue and green honey, the latest, for french bee keepers, coping with a dwindling supply following a harsh winter. i would eat it in a heartbeat. turn into cereal, pour milk on it. i don't care. >> colored honey. >> marshmallows. >> even bees love m & ms. coming up next who wants to sell a famous bloodied sock, we'll tell you why. >> later the first beatle's song, released 50 years ago, why the fab four had to fight to record it. you are watching "world news now." ♪ i will always be true ♪ so please please love me do ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
" because we have two developing stories from overseas. tonight in syria, the city of aleppo, their new york city, four car bombs killed nearly 40 people. eyewitnesses describe what felt like a series of earthquakes, giant buildings flattened. and here, a square before and after, you can see there, reduced to rubble. >>> and, in iran, something we rarely see. clashes in the streets of tehran, as hundreds of protesters take on their own government. outraged over the collapse of the iranian currency. it's taken a nose dive in the past week, down 40%. and that is a record low. and that is proof, economists say, that tough sanctions by the u.s. government, because of iran's nuclear program, are taking hold. >>> and now, we turn to a headline that sounded impossible to us today. word of yet another american airlines flight forced to land. passengers bracing for impact. in the end, the landing gear came down, but some suspicious passengers are telling us they actually wonder if pilots and other employees are negotiating their labor disputes from 30,000 feet. abc's senior national corresponden
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Oct 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
ref of the beltway in great shape from parkville to towson and use 95 to get into the city, right now from route 43 in white marsh to the beltway you are looking a at 4-minute trip that will remain nice and clear making the drive time -- downtown. now over to you. >>> 5:02. you want to see something cool a few moments ago we showed you the jj hardy bobble head doll but on the cover of sports illustrated, omazing summer and you are not dreaming. orioles are in the playoffs in florida right now get egg rade for the season -- getting ready for the season ending series. it was not a smooth trip. the flight was diverted to jacksonville florida after smoke was detected in the front of the plane. they got back on and everything is still going on as planned. the orioles now in tampa continuing omazing season and sherrie johnson is live in towson where the fans are reacting to what was so unexpected for the major league baseball season. >> reporter: yes, everyone is excited about the o's. you are right. a tricky trip yesterday butter in tampa and made it to the playoff and it's been 15 yea
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
>>> developing right now, tragedy in the twin cities. >> multiple people killed in an office shooting. police releasing lots of new information overnight. we have the very latest. >>> the real refs return to the job. getting a hero's welcome in baltimore, as the league gets ready to return all officials to the field on sunday. >>> murder mystery. fans in shock as tv actor johnny lewis goes on a killing rampage before ending his own life. did synthetic drugs make him do it? >>> and is this the worst marriage proposal ever? the pilot who told his girlfriend they were going to crash. and then, pops the question. >>> good friday morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> i'm john muller. rob and paula are off this morning. we begin with an all-too familiar american tragedy. a deadly shooting has shattered the quiet of a small sign company. >> it happened in minneapolis, where police say the toll stands at five dead and four wounded. abc's tahman bradley has the details that have been breaking overnight. >> reporter: a tense scene in minneapolis. as s.w.a.t. teams responded to a gunman who ope
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Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
went to an h&m in new york city. the doors open and the shop was just mad dash through the store -- >> they are taking all my luggage. >> this is our luggage. >> they look like animals grabbing at these, a piece of meat on the knoll in serengeti. >> how can you stand there and fight. >> it's worth them because they can sell the luggage, $99 to $150, on ebay it's selling for at least $800 to $1200. >> that's ours. you took some luggage. >> the wreak havoc girls get in the mix, buy some stuff as well but they get in the way of the hoarders so they don't end up taking as much as they can to later sell on ebay. >> at least somebody out there trying to do something about breaking this up and stopping people from selling it with the marked up price on ebay. >> these people are like ebay. >> trying to save the public from unnecessary markups. >>> still trying to figure out what a fashion shower is. >>> in 2008, jane heparin graduated from vanderbilt and was studying for the bar exam when she noticed a spider bite that looked like a bruise. she ended up in the er and doctors suspected sh
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
clearing off down in ocean city. statewide under a nice, clear sky and that will make for mighty fine weather around here tomorrow. you can seat difference. humiddive levels dropping. even baltimore below 60. once we get a dew point number below 60 starts to feel more comfortable that. will stay through the day and temperature wise the drop across the state. in the 50s to the west. that's that cooler air pressing in from west to eastover the state. you can see the frontal boundary coming lue maryland. through the overall view there is that line of clouds, sparked a few showers as that frontal boundary pushed throughout of the west. now under a generally clear sky. just a few clouds, back down through cambridge and ocean city. a few clowes there. basically this boundary will keep pushing off shore and now the next one, this one marking the edge of some much cooler air. tomorrow, just dryer air. not really cooler, that will be sun around here generally speaking. temperatures will be right back in the 80's even with the cooler start. the sun will warm us up. the next front and much coole
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
claiming responsibilities. >>> and terrorists taking control of city, the keys went up for sale online. a new york post reporter bought a set for $150. the keys are meant for firefighters and can be used for locked subway stations. cut power and paralyze elevators in skyscrapers. >>> meanwhile, new information about gas prices overnight. they are coming down but not as quickly as we all hoped. the safrg stands at $3.78 per gallon. down 3 cents from last week. aaa says it will likely be november before we can see any anything drop in prices. >>> and one of the country's busiest roadway, the 405 through los angeles has reopened this morning after what was called carmageddon two. le freeways had to be closed so crews could tear down that bridge spanning. and a large part of the bridge came crashing down unexpectedly on a hillside below, no one was hurt, in fact, they opened the freeway ahead of schedule. >>> meanwhile, overseas, winds topping 100 miles per hour. in japan, look what it does to that car. picks it up and throws it like a toy all the way across that parking lot. no one
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the doors of homes in wood bine and ellicott city. >> a warm sunny day. that will be the story into sunday. it's getting toward mid-october and we're expecting changes. you can see the new front marching in. this will bring the threat for showers, beginning late saturday afternoon and a coastal system coming up and meeting cooler air. that would mean a raw miserable day on sunday. in the meantime, all eyes on texas. we're back playing outdoors. it looks like the weather will be fairly decent. 72 for the first pitch with falling temperatures. there will be the chance for a passing shower during the course of the game. overall not so bad at the first pitch. we'll see how things unfold. as long as we win, that's the main thing. >>> throw out those diagrams. forget about the what if this, what if that conversations. >> all we matter is if they win or they go home. no one knows that better than the men who are about to take the field down in texas. christian schaffer is live in the heart of enemy territory for this make or break game. >> a lot of people are wondering if it came down to a
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Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
call either baltimore city or baltimore county detectives. >> animal control removed 40 animals from this home. shane taylor had everything from chickens to a pig and that the animals were well cared for, but animal control said they were not kept properly. he promised to make changes and better care for them. >>> a 23-year-old firefighter was facing charges that he sexually abused two 14 years old. he said anthony cottle attacked him and the teen reported seeing cottle attacking one of his friends. cottle was a probationary firefighter. he was also an active member of the lansdowne fire department. both have suspended him pending the outcome of the criminal cases. >>> weather wise, wet through the day. at one point we had low level flooding in parts of carroll county and especially montgomery county and the d.c. area. scattered showers. parts of the eastern shore from northern queen anne's county, to cecil county. all of us damp. all of us with moisture. so fog is breaking out. two miles visibility. we're down to less than a half vibe. large system will bring the chance for more sho
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
from now in this city. mitt romney will appear a short time from now at a rally right behind me. his campaign acknowledging he will spend most of his time h k hunked down, preparing for the most important night of his political career. the debate stage coming together here at the university of denver, where governor romney will stand on the same stage with the president for the first time. romney flying here from boston today -- along with the team of top advisors with whom he's practiced extensively. in early september, he spent days at this secluded retreat in vermont. then, more practice in los angeles. then, just this weekend in boston. and playing the role of the president in those mock debates -- sentator rob portman of ohio. portman taking pointed shots at romney in his answers. as top romney advisers looked on, studying not only romney's answers, but his body language. romney joking portman playing the president so well. >> he's playing barack obama in these mock debates we have. i don't like him very much anymore. >> reporter: governor romney reportedly studying president ob
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Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
everyone in this superstitious city rest on this guy. why does he have to lose for them to win? >>> good evening. as we come on the air, we learned it has happened again. a third american airlines flight forced to land after a row of seats came unbolted. half of their fleet of 757s were grounded for inspection. most of them now back in service. but even so there have been a flurry of cancellations and delays. so what do you do if you're looking a flight? and what is american airlines saying tonight about the clues they have found? abc's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the sea
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
, marks one year since the mysterious disappearance of a little kansas city girl known as baby lisa. lisa irwin was just 10 months told when she vanished from her crib. her mother said she was asleep in another room when her father was at work. the family is hoping for her safe return. but police have complained they have yet to speak one-on-one with lisa's mother. >>> and former penn state assistant football coach mike mcqueary is suing the school for millions of dollars in damages. mcqueary complained he saw jerry sandusky showering with a young boy. mcqueary claims his treatment by the school since the sandusky case has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> by this time tomorrow baseball's playoff picture will be clear. or at least clearer. highlights of last night's dramatic developments, now, from espn. >> randy scott with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is one tied in the a.l. west. in oakland last night, where the a's came in, down just a game on the rangers in that division. in the fifth, derek norris, singling to right. josh donaldson in.
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Sep 28, 2012 2:30pm EDT
. >>> you spent time on the new york city subway. i'm sure you've seen things like this. >> oh, boy. >> the girl with the red purse is out. lights out. slumped over on this poor woman in the orange pants. she gets up and moves and thinks it's funny. guess that girl was comfy because she scoots over. >> had a real long night of partying or a tough day at the office. >> she got the grumpy sleepy face on. >> where did my pillow go. >> slumps over and says lady, come here you were cute and cozy. >> get out of here. feel bad for the lady in the orange pants. she was like okay. maybe you can sleep on my shoulder. that's the face of embarrassment right there. wakes up like, oh -- >> and then like oh. i hope nobody was filming. >> appears to be married, got a ring on. my had husband lets me snuggle all the time. what's your problem. >> lady, you're not my husband. >> this guy gives her -- pull herself together lady in the red purse. come on. >>> all right. it's number one time on today's top ten countdown. an emergency proposal. see how this one turns out. >> ryan and his girl headed up in
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Oct 5, 2012 2:30pm EDT
called resurrection debuted in new york city. these are some of the works from the show. preparing can have mishaps. preparing in 2008. >> i probably lost how much i was using at the time. i was pretty weak and my lung happened to collapse. >> does he have a phlebotomist at all times. the vials have labels on them. lacks like he goes and gets this professionally done. to make a painting of that size, have you to use a lot of blood. >> layer on later of blood to create the depth, sense of perspective. >> are his paintings over time going to decay. >> is he also a vampire, because he kind of looks like it. >> makes his painting super rare. >> blood, sweat, and tears. >> creepy, but in sanely beautiful. >> talented but slightly in sane. >> animals. today, the skunk. >> i would literally fight this guy if i was in the audience. i'd fight him after this. >> see what happens when the skunk takes aim at the audience. >> that's adorable. see how those words and the barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's go
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Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
we've been following. you may remember this video. surf city, california, cab driver getting beaten up allegedly by a camp lejeune marine. he apparently didn't like the idea that he might be sharing a cab with someone else and went off on this cabby, seriously injurying hi inin ining -- inju. he was in court this week. in this video, he seems like a pretty tough dude. when he ran into cameras after coming out of court, he ran. he's the one in the blue shirt and khaki pants running away from witn news cameras. he was released on a $55,000 bond after being arrested for assault inflicting serious body injury. the mental institution has come forward and said, yes, this guy is suffering from something like post-traumatic stress disorder. >> he served 14 instead, he chose to run away. that's disappointing. >>> little squirrel thief. >> hello, squirrel. what is wrong with you? >> i am about to freak you out with this video. this is from the u.k. look at what is under this guy's house. he goes through one of those hidden doors from his book shelf. >> like a bookcase that opens up. >> yep. >> i
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Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
to albuquerque. in the middle of the country, from minneapolis to kansas city, 80s. across the south. >>> well, another major tourist attraction is coming to the big apple. the world's tallest ferris wheel. that's right, the 625-foot-tall wheel capable of carrying more than 1,400 people will be built on staten island over looking the statue of liberty and manhattan skyline. the privately funded project will cost $230 million. city officials hope it will draw millions of visitors. it should be finished in about three years. i'm not getting on that. >> heck of a view. scared of heights? >> i don't see it -- so you are up there, ah, i'm so high i could die. wow. i don't know. doesn't make me feel good. >> sunny, think about you and your husband when you maybe courting and having a date and on the ferris wheel, wouldn't get on there? wouldn't be romantic? >> oh, it's so high, my goodness. look i am 1,400 feet up in the air, i could fall and die. i don't need that feeling. >> you are not feeling it. >> don't know -- get on the ferry and go to staten island to do it. >> sure, why not. beau
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Sep 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
york city. the plane appears to hit rough air. you can see panic in a moment here on her face. that's when the pilot tells her girlfriend, honey, i need you to stay calm. read through the emergency procedure book. she does, and she finds this. ring engagement. note, he will always love and honor you, and the question -- will you marry me? she's smiling, she said yes. a little bit of turbulence before the marriage starts. >>> and we want to is a absolute one of our own. jim hickey, a 32 year veteran here at abc news. tonight, he's retiring from our ranks. jim was in johannesburg reporting for us, the fall of communism in eastern europe and you can see them there at ground zero. he'll have a little bit more time for his wife, son and his beautiful granddaughter. we wish you the best, jim. >>> coming up here on the broadcast tonight, the secret agents who pulled off a gritty rescue, posing as movie makers. now, their story hold by a real hollywood heavyweight. he helps us with our "person of the week." [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begin
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Oct 4, 2012 4:55am EDT
chance to play at home. >>> and all public meetings canceled. we're going to tell you why the city chose to stop any further discussion about changes to patterson park. that and much more coming up on this thursday, october 4th. "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. thanks so much for joining us. it is bright and early actually it's not bright at all. it's dark and early on a thursday morning. and you're probably wondering what do i wear and put the kids in? >> lynette you are saying a few showers in the area. >> yes. some very light showers in the area. that's in just a second charlie but the bigger story is that it's warm out there this morning. very mild. nottingham's temperature at 70 degrees right now. the dew point 68. and also those dew points temperatures close together, we're dealing with some patchy fog this morning in a lot of spots. 72 degrees right now in centreville. leave the coat at home. and even as you go into the afternoon you will not need the coat. here's frederick, dew point temperature at 70 degrees so we have reduced visibil
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Oct 2, 2012 4:55am EDT
lanes at route 2. once we get in to baltimore city, we are dealing with another accident, doing to be on frank first at handover street. if you are using 95 this morning, here is a live look downtown at 395, everything will be up to speed, no problems right now getting through the fort mc henry. harborill be nice and clear. here is what the west side looks like, liberty road. it will be a nice ride towards 95 or if you are traveling inner loop, pikesville. >>> coming up, doctors at johns hopkins considered a mind blowing medical procedure, giving a woman the ability to hear once again. a woman comes face to face with a black bear. finds out what she does to try to get the animal off the frontch porch. details when good morning maryland continues. wççÑçÑ >>> if you bought an iphone you may have noticed a glitch. a bug causes it to use a major amount of cell data and it happens when the phone is plugged in to a wi-fi network. it's been a problem for verizon users and possibly at&t. >>> police officer in philly is in serious trouble, what he was caught doing on camera, doing to i
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
about cecil county, also hartford county, baltimore county, even the city and anne arundel county. and this will continue even as we go through the morning, even after that expires we'll still have some foggy conditions out there. now, as we go into the afternoon, we will get a few peeks of some sunshine, a little bit of break in the clouds, but it's going to take a while for that to happen. we look at maryland's most powerful radar as of now, and we can see that lone shower still pushing off towards the north and east, but it is around el kton at this time. so if you are traveling that way, take it easy on the roadways. not only are you dealing with the patchy fog, the dense fog, you will also be dealing with some wet roadways. temperatures this morning, that's the silver lining, we're quite mild, leave the coat at home as you head out and about. 67 in churchville. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. that fog is causing so many problems for you. >>reporter: yes, lynette. you will want to expect reduced visibility across the region
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
news sherrie johnson joins us live this morning outside of city police headquarters. what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: well, megan i've been working the phones this morning trying to talk with local police about what actually happened there and i'm in front of city police headquarters. still investigating this police involved shooting. take a look here, we just arrived from the scene just a few hours ago. and this all happened in the 1500 block of east landville street. this is near the oliver neighborhood a few blocks east of green mount cemetery. according to the baltimore city police twitter feed. baltimore police say the person who was shot was taken to the hospital. we don't know that person's condition just yet and the police officer in this case was not injured. now officers are releasing few details at this point but there will with media briefing later this morning. we hope to gather more information at that time and bring you the information as it becomes available. reporting live at city police headquarters, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> your electric bill cou
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
ellicott city, we have one quick little shower that's pushing off to the the north and east there. and web they have one shore -- then we have one shore around sevenn that's starting to fizzle out as well. take the rain gear under one of the showers. they are very light in nature though. 70 degrees right now in arnold. that's another story this morning is that we are quite warm. quite mild. we can see the 70 for a dew point and also dealing with some patchy fog outside this morning. clarksville at 68-degrees with a dew point of 67 and we are quite humid as well. then right now we're at 74- degrees in easton. hour by hour forecast looks like this. by lunchtime mostly cloudy skies and 76 degrees. 82 and warm and we will get some sunshine in here as we head through the rest of today. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. patchy fog is a problem. >>> yes, lynette you will want to expect reduced visibility especially if you're traveling in red rick. really going to be bad there. slow down and turn on the low beams. we have a crash to tell you ab
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Oct 4, 2012 2:00pm EDT
kansas city, missouri, on a city bus. what you're seeing are young men who had bottin on the bus. got on separately one at a time. one would get on and say the guy behind me would pick it up, then the next guy, the guy behind me is going to pick it up. finally, when the last guy got on, he didn't have enough money. so the bus driver told him, okay, guys. you've got to get off the bus. then this happened. >> ah -- >> are you kidding me? >> they sucker punched this bus driver. this 54-year-old bus driver, aened can you see, he looked like he was almost knocked out. he touches his face. it's clearly obvious that he was affected by that punch. >> it's not his fault that they don't have their stuff together. are you kidding me? >> it's not about that. these guys were being jerky kids. >> he's stun and affected by this. >> but he continues to drive. watch. he's driving -- you can see that. he hits that cone, and that's when police say the other passengers on the bus convinced him to stop. >> well, yeah. >> now everybody else is, you know, in danger, because of a couple of stupid kids. >> i
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
. police say the men abducted several victims from bus stops in baltimore county and the city. the first two cases involved teen girls who were abducted from a bus stop in catensville, held at gunpoint and then sexually assaulted. then a man and woman were abducted near a mta bus stop in the city. the woman was robbed and then let go. >> very traumatic to me and it's also very scary that you can't stand on a street corner to get a bus and not feel safe. >>reporter: now, police believe there may be more victims who have yet to come forward. if this case sounds familiar to you, please call police in baltimore county or the city. we're live at county headquarters, linda stow, abc 2 news. >>> baltimore police are on hunt this morning for an escaped prisoner. according to police, the unidentified man ran off last night while being transported in the northeast district. they say the prisoner who was still wearing handcuffs when he got away was still seen in a wooded area in the 900 block of argon drive. >>> good news for those of you living in west baltimore, truck 10 will stay open. officials
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
city. temperatures on the mild side. clouds are in place right now. you notice again clear skies towards the north, that's nice weekend overall. we will talk about that coming up in a little bit. the rain chances will be down towards the south. talk about the weekend forecast, in the next shot for the next big storm coming up in little bit. >>> the crowd is building as we get set for the home series of the year. o. s are playing the red sox and angling for a spot in the playoffs since 1997. brian kuebler joins us live from orioles park. tons of anxious fans biting their nails over this. >> more and more people are doing the same. i wanted to show you the scene, exphundz soon to be thousands of people are waiting to get settled in to the stadium tonight. buckled up and head on the ride towards the playoffs. first time for young fans and the first time in a while for a lot of older fans, but it's also the first time for the new voice of camden yards, ryan wagner. >> to be able to tell people i'm the voice of orioles park , the place that i grew up spending summers watching baseball
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
helicopter crash that killed 4 people. the agency will get 10 new choppers. >> police in kansas city missouri are trying to find the person who punp out a city bus driver caught on surveillance camera. you can see the young men in the bus by the fare box. when they boarded, they didn't have enough money for the ride so the driver told them to get off. as they were exiting the video shows one of them punching the driver in the face. officers say he tried to continue his route but riders convinced him to stop after hitting orange cones in the road. >>> a bizarre situation unfolding in fort myers florida for police there. this is surveillance video of the police station lobby. you can see a man enter into view police say he asked to talk to an officer and sits down. two officers come through the door and notice the man carrying a silver machete. yes, a machete. the man stands up brandishing it at the officers. police subdued the suspect. >>> a high school student says she felt hugh mill -- humiliated about how a teacher react to her romney ryan t- shirt. she wore a campaign t sheeter to
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Oct 3, 2012 4:55am EDT
county, baltimore county, even the city and even as we go down south to anne arundel county is under the advisory until 8:00. so take it easy as you head out and about. if you can, make sure you put the low beams on and drive very slowly. we can see that bus stop forecast. the kids are going to have to endure that fog as well. i wouldn't be surprised, maybe a couple of school delays this morning. we'll see. we don't have any as of yet, so temperature coming in at 71 degrees, very warm this morning and it's going to be very warm as we go through the afternoon. we will have the chance for showers and thunderstorms all day long, but it is a slight chance as that warm front moves through the area. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. that fog is a pest this morning. >>reporter: it sure is, lynette. you will want to expect reduced visibility. it's just awful out there. i could barely see driving in to work. so slow down. as as lynette mentioned, be sure to turn on those low beams. unfortunately we do have a crash to tell you about on route
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Sep 28, 2012 6:30am EDT
. trouble in dplen burney, an accident on old west highway. if you are using 95 to get into the city, a crash right now along the southbound lanes at indicaten avenue. as we check out thed, the northwest corner of the beltway, traffic really starting to pick up here at old court road, but more significant delays as we travel down towards route 40. here's parkville, 695 nice and clear on the inner loop down towards 95, and the outer loop no problems getting up towards towson. that's a look at your abc 2 news time saver traffic. megan, over to you. >>> times are tight, everyone is trying to save money, you want a deal, but you don't want to haggle. don't worry, there is a way you can do it without having to go through the bargains and the hassle of talking somebody into a lower deal. there are simple strategies that could save you some money. so renee marsh has more on these details that can score you some big savings. renee, tell us right now, what are they? >>reporter: i know, megan, i was wondering why are we just finding out about this strategy now, but it is a best-kept secret now be
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Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. sales are better,. >> reporter: life is good. the mayor handed over the keys to the city to adam jones who represented baltimore baltimore. >> orioles. >> reporter: you the orioles have a sell out crowd tomorrow. they will honor brooks robinson, with a bronze statue. many of those red sox fans say that if their team doesn't win they root for the orioles to cheer against the yankees. does that make sense? it looks like the yankees are also going to pull out another win tonight. we will see as this weekend goes on and we push closer to the playoffs. we are live at camden yards. >> all right. thank you. what a weekend it'll be at the yard the last home series of the regular season on fan appreciation weekend. that means three nights of promotions, tonight was student night. tomorrow the brooks robinson statue and fans will get a rreplica of it. on sunday the last home game. the first 20,000, 15 and older will jet a bobblehead. >>> and if you are heading down to the game this weekend or just watching from the couch we want to see your orioles pride. send us your fan photographs and you cou
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
while in custody but it was ruled he died of blunt force trauma a. >> baltimore city police shot a man in east baltimore. it happened in the 1500 block of eastlandville. police say officers responded to a call and when they arrived the suspect engaged them. >> one of the officers fired in defense and d. strike the suspect. the president ran up a block up the road. the activity was broadcast over the radio. others heard gun shots the first officer. the suspect was struck once in the leg. officers recovered a hand gun from the scene. they are rewaiting to hear his name. >> you want to smell the bakery, not smoke. but this is what took two and a half hours to put this out. with the four alarm fire back in june not even a block away. people who live here are concerned. >> every time i hear a fire truck or fire alarm it gets me so scared. i think are these people okay, is anyone hurt. is the building going to collapse. i mean just so many things. >> the cause of the fire still under investigation. right now fire officials don't suspect arson. >> would posted letter grades make a differe
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Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm EDT
light cameras around the city, stephanie rawlings blake wants to make sure they are being used as effectively as possible. establishing a special committee to review the traffic enforce. centers, according to a study, people living in baltimore found disobeying traffic laws is a more serious problem than property crime. mayor wants the committee to find better ways to better protect pedestrians and kids in school zones, there will be 8 people from various departments. >>> he is a pint sized pooch, smuggled out of the animal resource foundation. for two days, workers at the shelter prayed for mango's return and last night the prayers were answered. don harrison explains how they got the pup back. >> reporter: that's all allison wanted when she found wut one of the puppies were stolen. sometimes wishes come true. mango, the one stolen, returned, is reunite ed with his family. >> he ran over to his mom and wanted to nurse. >> reporter: somebody called and said, they had mango and wanted to bring him back. it wasn't the person who stole him, even though the reward was a thousand dolla
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
sensitive locks in the city, including the world trade center site. the keys are meant for firefighters and city officials to access electric panels and subway stations. a "new york post" reporter bought a set on ebay for $160. >> that is alarming. >>> it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. severe storms, with gusty winds and hail, from cincinnati to pittsburgh and lexington. showers with peeks of sunshine from new york to d.c. thunderstorms from the carolinas, georgia and florida. and more record heat in the southwest. >> this great nation. you go, paula. and, my fellow americans, 102 in phoenix, 94 in sacramento. upper 60s and 70s from the midwest to the east coast. >>> and when we come back this morning, the major food recall that just got a lot bigger. >>> also, a recall of some of the most popular cars in america. 600,000 hondas that need a fix to prevent a possible fire. >>> also this morning, here comes money boo-boo. honey boo-boo and her reality show family land a very sweet, new deal. >>> and welcome back. we are learning the price of cong
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Oct 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
west of baltimore city, some accidents have been cleared. it's bad out this. >> that is where you are seeing is falling this morning and in sliding towards baltimore, as you are driving around baltimore, bel air, don't be surprised if you see a couple of sprinkles out there. it doesn't pick up on the radar, the droplets are too small to handle. zooming in across the area, light showers and sprinkles towards the west of towson, and the east of towson. the heavier rain is back towards the west, we can see it around walkersville, frederick, i-70, damp this morning. it's wet out there, moderate to heavier rain falling down in virginia, middleburg, ashburg, hay market, i-66, this will push in to montgomery county, they are definitely in the line of fire of the showers that are going to work in through this morning, off and on showers throughout the day. temperature 63 degrees, millersville. where we are seeing the rain showers, temperatures are cooler this morning. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning, patchy fog and accidents. >>> good morning, as
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